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Characterization of Ecosystem Services in the “Quebrada La Iglesia” Linear Park, in the Municipality of Bucaramanga, Santander, Colombia

Journal: International Journal of Mechanical and Production Engineering Research and Development (IJMPERD ) (Vol.10, No. 5)

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Page : 369-382

Keywords : Linear Park; Ecosistemic Services; Urban Ecosystems; Basin; Urban Environmental Sustainability;

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In the cities, the conformation of an urban environmental structure, means first of all, the recovery of the natural spaces articulated to the development of the city, where it is protected, conserve and facilitate the contemplation of resources such as water, the vegetation constituted by the flora and fauna, and its effective articulation through green corridors or parks, which may be located as linear tracings of the topography or enclosed in the road layout of the city, recognizing as trails, linear parks or urban parks. The city of Bucaramanga, capital of the department of Santander, in the last twenty years, presents important urban transformations, marked by its position as the epicenter of development of the Northeast of Colombia, with which the housing demand and consequently of city infrastructure, increased to attend to the attracted inhabitants. This dynamic city has begun to be intervened, and promoting initiatives for recovery and protection of natural spaces, which are able to strengthen and integrate sustainably into the consolidation of the city. The development of the Project proposed as a methodological process the initial review of successful experiences of identification of ecosystem services of urban natural spaces, as a work reference, to proceed to environmentally characterize the broken linear park of the church, identifying its available natural resources and recognize the services Ecosystems generated by the microbasin intervened to sustainably use it as a linear park, associated with the urban environment. The Project ends up intent on generating a contribution to the understanding of the environmental value that the study area has, as a provider of goods and

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